By Reps. Derek Kilmer, Rick Larsen, Scott Peters and Scott Rigell
Nov. 7, 2013, 2:40 p.m.
We are proud to represent the home-port cities of our U.S.-based aircraft carriers and many of the thousands of brave men and women who serve on them. They give their best each and every day; we should give them our best, and that includes continuing to build and maintain the greatest ships the world has ever known.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.